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Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa listed among top employers in global ranking

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Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa has seen the number of country offices represented in the Top Employer Institute’s top employer rankings rise from nine to 11. The recognition represents the company’s dedication to a better world of work and excellent HR policies and people practices.

The Top Employers Institute programme certifies organisations based on the participation and results of their HR Best Practices Survey. A survey that covers six HR domains consisting of 20 topics including People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition, Learning, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Wellbeing and more.

“We’re incredibly proud to have a growing number of Huawei offices across the Sub-Saharan region recognised as top employers, as well as to have seen improved rankings in several markets. “Our South African office’s rise into the top 20 of Top Employers in the country is particularly noteworthy”, Huawei Southern Africa Region, HR Director Yu Chen.

According to Chen, the increased representation in the annual rankings is a testament to the work Huawei has put into employee wellbeing across the region over the past 12 months. He further noted that the company is proud to have seen improvements in its rating for employee wellness that is largely due to the programmes for staff physical and mental health.

“We remain committed to addressing this challenge, focusing primarily on skills transfer and training. Across the region, we have a number of industry-leading intern and graduate programmes aimed at developing our ICT Talent Ecosystem,” Chen stated.

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Mozambique and Tanzania now join South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Nigeria, Angola, Ghana, Botswana, Mauritius and Uganda with the Top Employer seal.

David Plink, CEO, Top Employers Institute, stated that the employers in the top categories have always shown that they care for the development and well-being of their people. According to him, the Top Employer Institute programme has certified and recognised 2 053 Top Employers in 121 countries/regions across five continents.

“Exceptional times bring out the best in people and organisations. And we have witnessed this in our Top Employers Certification Programme this year: exceptional performance from the certified Top Employers 2023.

“By doing so, they collectively enrich the world of work. We are proud to announce and celebrate this year’s group of leading people-oriented employers: the Top Employers 2023,” Plink stated.